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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 02-09-11-22-23, Mega Ball: 12 (two, nine, eleven, twenty-two, twenty-three; Mega Ball: twelve) Estimated jackpot: $260 million

In this Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 file photo Irwin Rose of the U.S., left, receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden, right, during a ceremony at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden. Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins, the basis for developing new therapies for diseases such as cervical cancer and cystic fibrosis, has died, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. He was 88. (Henrik Montgomery/Pressens Bild via AP, Pool, File)

2004 Nobel chemistry winner Irwin Rose dies at 88

Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins — the basis for developing new therapies for diseases such as cervical cancer and cystic fibrosis — has died. He was 88. Rose died in his sleep early Tuesday ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 4 (four)

Jim Thorpe's sons ask Supreme Court to allow reburial

Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe was laid to rest in Pennsylvania more than 60 years ago. Bill and Richard Thorpe have been fighting to move the body ...

Jim Bailey, impersonator of female show biz legends, dies

A singer-actor who transformed himself into such show biz legends as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Peggy Lee during a career that spanned decades has died. Jim Bailey was 77. Manager Stephen Campbell says Bailey died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia. Bailey was a Philadelphia native. He ...

FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck in Philadelphia. Federal safety regulators and Amtrak officials face questions at a congressional hearing Tuesday, June 2, 2015, on why technology to slow trains that are going too fast wasn’t in place before last month’s deadly derailment. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether Congress or the Obama administration is most to blame for railroads not installing the technology. ...

This is an undated mugshot provided by the Somerset, Pa., County Jail of Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, Pa. Police say Shaulis set up a drunken-driving checkpoint early Saturday morning, May 30, 2015, compete with road flares, while pretending to be a Pennsylvania state trooper. He faces charges including drunken driving, impersonating a public servant and unlawful restraint. (Somerset County Jail via AP)

Cops: Pennsylvania man ran fake DUI checkpoint while drunk

Police say a man who set up a drunken-driving checkpoint complete with road flares while pretending to be a Pennsylvania state trooper was drunk. Troopers say 19-year-old Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, parked his vehicle diagonally across state Route 601 and set up road flares at about 4 a.m. Saturday. A ...

House panel votes to repeal health law's medical device tax

A Republican-run House committee voted Tuesday to repeal a 2.3 percent tax on many medical devices that helps pay for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The Ways and Means Committee's mostly party-line 25-14 vote came with Republicans complaining that the levy costs jobs and stifles innovation. "It's like putting ...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2014 file photo, John P. Elwood, attorney for Anthony D. Elonis, who claimed he was just kidding when he posted a series of graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man convicted of making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for seven justices, said it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis would make a reasonable person feel threatened. But the court did not specify to lower courts exactly what the standard of proof should be. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

High court throws out conviction for Facebook threats

The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man prosecuted for making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free-speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates. Chief Justice John Roberts said it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments ...

Merchandise for the scheduled World Meeting of Families Congress and Papal Visit is displayed during a news conference, Monday, June 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. Aramark has been named the official retail provider for event merchandise. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

On sale soon: Souvenirs for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Keychains, rosaries, T-shirts and even a miniature plush doll of Pope Francis will be among the souvenirs for sale to commemorate the pontiff's upcoming trip to Philadelphia. Officials on Monday gave the public a peek at some of the keepsakes to be sold online starting this month. More than 200 ...

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